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Startup Week 2024

Join us for a weeklong summit of ideas and inspiration March 11-15, 2024

Events – Power Sessions

Do you need money to build your dream idea? Want to learn how to market a product for rocket ship growth?

Learn how to start your company from entrepreneurs who have done it.  All sessions are free, but attendance is limited.



Sessions Calendar:

Monday, March 11


How We Saved $48,000 with AI in 30 Min
We show you how to build your own AI Chatbox with your data in 30 minutes.
12-1pm @ transform GSO

Sales Master Class
Learn from a Sales expert who has transformed sales teams into high performing machines.
4-5pm @ transform GSO

Tuesday, March 12


Designing Custom Silicon in Greensboro
There are many silicon design firms based in Greensboro. How did we become a powerhouse for this type of work and what comes next.
12-1pm @ transform GSO

Ready to Raise
What types of businesses can (or should) raise outside investment and where to start.
4-5pm @ transform GSO

Wednesday, March 13


LLC? SP? What Kind of Company Do You Need?
What type of entity should your business be? The answer has tax and legal implications.
12-1pm @ transform GSO

Medical Technology
Life Sciences and Medical Technology are evergreen. Hear how these industries are developing in the region.
4-5pm @ transform GSO

Thursday, March 14


Getting Your First $1M
Business owners show how they got to their first $1M in revenue.
12-1pm @ transform GSO


Friday, March 15


Starting Sports Startups
How to get started building a company in the sports world. In association with the NC Sports Hall of Fame.
12-1pm @ transform GSO

Key Events and Highlights:

AI Hackathon

March 11-12

Presented by North Carolina A&T State University, this event challenges university and college students from across the region to compete over 48 hours, building the best AI solution to address pressing civic problems. The kickoff event promises not only to tackle challenging problems in Greensboro but also to showcase cutting-edge solutions utilizing the best of Language Models (LLMs) and generative AI.

Capital Connects

March 14

This signature startup Pitch Competition brings together 10 of the most promising startups valued at a collective $50M+. In a rapid-fire format, these startups will pitch for the chance to be crowned the winner of Capital Connects and receive more than $10,000 in non-dilutive cash and prizes. It serves as a bridge between startups and investors, fostering valuable connections and community support.

Register today!

UNCG Esports Super Tournament

March 15

Presented by UNC Greensboro, this esports tournament features the top university esports team, the UNCG Spartans, facing off against the region’s best in the Rocket League champions finals. The event is not only a thrilling esports competition but also an entrepreneurial kick-off, combining the excitement of top-level esports with surprise guests who have made their fortune in the esports entrepreneurial world.

Join the waitlist as a spectator.

This weeklong summit of ideas and inspiration brings together entrepreneurs, business leaders, higher education institutions, and investors to cultivate innovation, foster collaboration, and propel the entrepreneurial spirit in the Greensboro community. Keep scrolling to register for all our events!

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Circle of Champions

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
Cone Health
Duke Energy
P&G Procter & Gamble

CT Wilson Construction Co.


Kelly Office Solutions

Ralph Lauren

Simply Southern

Staunton Capital, Inc.

We know and grow Greensboro.